Winterton Family History

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Winterton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places, in Lincolnshire and Norfolk, named Winterton. The first is named in Old English as ‘farmstead (Old English tun) of the family or followers (-inga-) of a man called Winter’, while Winterton-on-Sea in Norfolk is from Old English winter ‘winter’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’, referring perhaps to a place inhabited only in winter.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Winton, Winston, Anderton, Winthrop, Pinkerton, Winter, Wolverton

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Winterton Family Origin

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Winterton Family Occupations

What did your Winterton ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farm Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Winterton. 2% of Winterton men worked as a Farm Labourer and 54% of Winterton women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Winterton were Market Gardener Own Account and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farm Labourer
  • Gardener
  • General Labourer
  • Market Gardener Own Account

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Private Means
  • Unpaid Domestic

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Winterton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Winterton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Winterton census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Winterton. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 906 military records available for the last name Winterton. For the veterans among your Winterton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Winterton Life Expectancy

What is the average Winterton lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Winterton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Winterton in 1954 was 43, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Winterton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Winterton ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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